Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Optioned OF Deion Sanders to Class AAA Richmond and placed him on the ineligible list.
Baltimore Orioles -- P Paul Kilgus cleared waivers and was optioned to Class AAA Rochester. Utility man Jeff McKnight (shoulder) was transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
Chicago White Sox -- Recalled P Brian Drahman from Class AAA Vancouver. Optioned P Jeff Carter to Vancouver.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed IF Gary Sheffield on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 26. Activated P Edwin Nunez from the 60-day DL.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Sent P Rick Reed to Class AAA Buffalo. Purchased the contract of OF Cecil Espy (.312, 2, 43) from Buffalo.
San Francisco Giants -- Activated OF Willie McGee from the DL and called up IF Mike Benjamin from Class AAA Phoenix. Sent C Steve Decker and IF Greg Litton to Phoenix.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Placed P Mike Timlin on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of P David Weathers from Class AA Knoxville.
Colleges Loyola -- Named Mike Mason assistant soccer coach. Mason was head coach at Catonsville Community College from 1975-85 (101-59-13 record) and coached at Catonsville High from 1972-75.
Missouri -- Rehired former assistant basketball coach Rich Daly for that position a week after he was cleared by the NCAA Infractions Committee for charges of unethical conduct.
Villanova -- Announced the dismissal of G Lloyd Mumford from the basketball team.
Western Carolina -- Announced the resignation of Jack Leggett, baseball coach.
Football Buffalo Bills -- Waived WR Lionel Manuel and P Tim Kalal.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed G Mike Schad to a 2-year contract. Agreed to terms with WR Kenny Jackson on a 1-year contract.
Hockey Boston Bruins -- Signed G John Blue, D Jack Capuano and D Petr Prajsler.